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Birthplace of the German Nation

If you just want to visit the building, without entering the museum, you can do that without paying... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Traveller87987687
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Bangkok, Thailand
Beware of prices at restaurant

When you visit the restaurant make sure you pay attention at what you are being charged. Say you... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Hambach castle is a beautiful place and signifies the start of German democracy. It is located high up with stunning views of the vineyards below.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CaliforniaOriginal
Reviewed 24 August 2018

The Germans take the honour of having found Democracy after the Hambach Festival of 1832 when 30,000 people marched up the hill. After heated exchanges of ideas, opinions, demands, Democracy was founded!!! (Is this not what have happens with our politicians or in a bar...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

If you just want to visit the building, without entering the museum, you can do that without paying an entrance fee. But if you are interested in the history of the German nation since 1848 I recommend visiting the museum. You can easily spend a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Interesting Past, nice location for a sunny day. The inside could be a little more exciting in my oppinion, there isn't much to see. So unfortunately just average.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

When you visit the restaurant make sure you pay attention at what you are being charged. Say you order a drink based on what is written on the menu (bitter lemon - 3.20€ - 0,2 glass). Expect the waiter to charge you double as much,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank klehder
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Nice place to visit, FANTASTIC VIEWS. I did NOT pay for anything - if you want to pay, you can see more. The restaurant was even adequate.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Steven P
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Quick visit to castle for lunch. Carrot soup was excellent thou bit small portion. Driving up to castle takes bit effort and parking is 1-2 eur for few hours. View is magnificent. We didn't visit the castle interior but the say it is nice. The...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

spent an afternoon in the Pfalz. we were looking for a day trip somewhere near and heard from my wife's Aunt that this is a nice place for a little wandering. the Schloss is located in the near from Bad Durkheim and is easily reached...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This castle is very beautiful with nice view. Wine tasting and restaurant in the warm spring afternoon Paul

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is a beautiful castle with an interesting history as it is the birthplace of German democracy. The views are spectacular and on a clear days you can see for many miles. The location is magnificent surrounded by many walking trails. One word of caution,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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SebastianDi
22 July 2018|
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Response from Traveller87987687 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sebastian, here are the opening times: Exhibition all the year round daily from 10.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. (November – March 11.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.). Audio guides are available: An audio guide to accompany the exhibition is... More
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You have to walk from the parking area. It is moderately steep but only about half a mile.
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